2020.07.02 - Dr. Brittany Dugger, UC Davis - Careers in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
From Gabriela Lee
The Summer Talks: Careers in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine series is presented by the faculty in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UC Davis Health during summer 2020. The presenters talk about career paths in pathology and laboratory medicine, exciting research (from neurodegenerative diseases to cancer, molecular imaging, artificial intelligence in pathology, and more), clinical laboratory medicine, and describe a typical day in their professional life. These talks are aimed at undergraduate students and others interested in health sciences and medicine.
The June 25, 2020 speaker is Dr. Dr. Brittany Dugger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Dugger is also the Neuropathology Core Co-Leader for the UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, and Co-Lead of the UC Davis School of Medicine Machine Learning Work Group.
Dr. Dugger is a PhD trained neuropathologist/neuroanatomist, who has lead, enabled, and enhanced many cross-disciplinary projects, resulting in more than 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and numerous private, state, and federally funded grants. She has extensive expertise in digital neuropathology, cross disciplinary dialog development and maintenance, clinico-pathologic correlates, mentorship, and administrative expertise. Among other projects, Dr. Dugger is a departmental liaison for the Women in Medicine and Health Sciences group.